Wildwater Racing

Solkan will host the 2021 ECA Junior and U23 Wildwater Canoeing European Championships

Solkan will turn into the wildwater capital for junior and U23 wildwater paddlers this August. First, the well-known venue will host the ECA Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom European Championships, and only a week later the ECA Junior and U23 Wildwater Canoeing European Championships will take place on the same venue. The decision came after…
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2021 ICF Junior and U23 Wildwater Canoeing World Championships cancelled

The International Canoe Federation board has confirmed the cancellation of the 2021 ICF Junior and U23 Wildwater Conoeing World Championships Full report of the ICF Board decision on congress and upcoming ICF events Team selections will still go ahead. Wildwater Racing Commitee

British Canoeing Non-Olympic and Junior Sprint/Slalom 2021 International Team Travel Covid-19 Policy Statement

British Canoeing today announced that non-Olympic and junior slalom/sprint international teams are not permitted to travel abroad in 2021, given the ongoing impact of Covid-19 unless the country holding the event is on the UK Green list. Click here for the full statement The planned June and July selection events and the selection of teams…
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Wildwater Racing- England and Wales Entry level events, Day Tickets and Club Associate members

In England and Wales, British Canoeing and Canoe Wales allow paddlers who are not full National Association Members to enter an event if it is defined as an ‘Entry Level Event’. This applies to paddlers that are Club Associate members or will be paying the additional Day Ticket fee to the organiser. For clarification, Wildwater…
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Outcome of the Selection 2021 additional consultation

Following the consultation the committee received two postive comments regarding the proposed change of selection locations and dates and no negative comments. The Committee are therefore happy to proceed with amending the selection location and dates as per the consultation. With the World Cup races in Banja Luka 4,5,6 reschedule only a months later than…
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Anyone planning on Competing at World and European Championships or World Cup races this year

Athletes – have to do UKAD clean sport webinar/workshop every 2 years plus ADEL course as per ICF requirements once in their lifetime (prior to first competition) Coaches – are recommended to do UKAD coach clean every 2 years plus mandatory ADEL coach course as per ICF requirements once in their lifetime (prior to first…
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Postponement of Worldcup Banja Luka to 2nd-4th of July 2021

The International Canoe Federation Board have postpone the WorldCup in Banja Luka to the 2nd-4th July 2021 Wildwater Racing Committee

Selection 2021- Additional Consultation

Earlier in the year we published our selection events and documents for selecting teams to represent Great Britain this year despite the uncertainties Covid has presented. Already we have had to postpone selection events and the first World Cup races planned for the end of May have been postponed to October. We also have concerns…
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ICF Worldcup 4-5-6 Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Wild Water Racing Committee have taken the decision not to send a team to represent Great Britain at the World Cup Races scheduled for early June. The decision has been made due to the complications in arranging a fair selection race, the current rising number of Covid cases across Europe and the difficulties around…
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The start of National and Regional Ranking races from the 12th June if the easing of restrictions allow

The Wildwater Racing committee have been keeping the situation with regard to the suspension of ranking competition under monthly review and with the easing of restrictions across all the UK nations at this time and if unrestricted travel is allowed between the nations we will look to start ranking competition from the 12th June, the…
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Wildwater Racing Rules 2021

Please find in this post the revised rules for Wildwater Racing after the feedback process that took place in November 2020. The updated rules take effect immediately. Here below are the main changes from the rules that were in place for 2020 Document re-organised Boat types expanded to allow participation of more boat classes Mass…
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New Season Online Entry Processing

The new season brings a renewed focus on improving the process of getting events publicised and entries collected. These capabilities are currently being used for events in England and Wales, for events in Scotland please refer to the SCA Wildwater Racing page. Consistent Experience Key to the changes are a drive towards a more consistent…
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Return of Wildwater Racing Competition in England (non-ranking)

From the 29th March the Covid restriction around organised outdoor events in England are being relaxed. A return to competition is possible if Covid-secure measures are in place. No spectators are permitted at this stage. This does not apply to carers for people with disabilities, or adults needed to supervise under-18s in a safeguarding role.…
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Postponement – World Cup Treignac

Part of the news release from The International Canoe Federation on the 25th March ‘The first three ICF wildwater canoeing world cups had been scheduled for Treignac, France, in May, but will now be held from October 1 to 3.‘ Full article

British Canoeing – Clean Sport Webinars

Attention anyone planning on Competing at World and European Championships, or World Cup races this year, need to attend a clean sport workshop every 2 years. British Canoeing are organising a series of Webinars to enable this to happen. These will be open to athletes, coaches and team staff from any discipline to book on…
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